Bill before Congress seeks to block dumping of cheap steel and other foreign-made products into U.S. markets.
A spokesman confirms 52 layoffs happened this week, and eight open positions will not be filled.
Eleven teachers were given pink slips earlier this month. District Spokeswoman Kathy Vespereny says three or four of those positions will be added back.
They bring the site’s workforce to about 600. The casino had about 1,200 employees when it was moved onto land from a riverboat along the Mississippi River in 2007.
If your health insurance is provided by your employer, you will lose coverage if you are laid off or fired. But there are options to stay covered.
Laid-off firefighters in the village of Washington Park say they’ll work as volunteers through the 4th of July when fireworks generally cause about 10 fires.